Ex-Sheriff Sentenced...Again

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Updated: 10/31/2013 4:45 pm
Lawrence Hodge, the former sheriff of Whitley County, was sentenced to more prison time, though his prison stay will be the same.

Hodge already faces a federal sentence of more than 15 years, after admitting to dealing drugs and stealing money. Thursday, a court sentenced him to 17 years on state charges. He was also ordered to pay $375,000.

The sentences will run concurrently, so he will not spend any more time behind bars.

Hodge is in prison in Ohio.
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